• Stephen Andrews

    Room 102


    Game Design 1-2

    Two-semester course, grade level 10, 11

    Students in this course will study the technology, science and art involved in the creation of computer games. Study will include a variety of software technologies relevant to games including programming languages, scripting languages, operating systems, file systems, networks, simulation engines, and multi-media design systems. Students will study some of the underlying scientific concepts from computer science and related fields including: simulation and modeling, graphics, artificial intelligence, real-time processing, and game theory. Additional study will include the art and design principles for developing usable and engaging games including: software engineering, human computer interaction, thematic structure, graphic design, choreography, music and sound effects, and game aesthetics. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a state and national career and technical student organization.


    Game Design 3-4

    Two-semester course, grade level 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Computer Game Design 1-2

    Students in this advanced course will continue their study of the technology, science and art involved in the creation of computer games. Study will include more complex concepts in software technologies relevant to games including programming languages, scripting languages, operating systems, file systems, networks, simulation engines, and multi-media design systems. The student will continue to work towards proficiency in the art and design principles for developing usable and engaging games including: software engineering, human computer interaction, thematic structure, graphic design, choreography, music and sound effects, and game aesthetics. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a state and national career and technical student organization.


    Web Development 1-2

    Two-semester course, grade level 10, 11

    In this course students will study the technology, analysis and design of websites for the World Wide Web. The course will take a usercentered approach to designing web sites. The course will focus on the entire lifecycle of a web site, from the idea of creating a web site, through requirements gathering, conceptual design, physical design, testing and implementation. Students will define a web site mission and target user population, collect the user requirements for a web site, conceptually design an appropriate page and site design, write the code to implement a web site, perform usability testing on a web site, and successfully implement and manage a web site. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a national and state career and technical student organization.


    Web Design 3-4

    Two-semester course, grade level 11, 12

    Prerequisite: Successful completion of Web Development 1-2

    In this advanced course students will continue to study the technology, analysis and design of websites for the World Wide Web. The course will continue to take a user-centered approach to designing web sites. The course will focus on refining the web site, from the idea of creating a web site, through requirements gathering, conceptual design, physical design, testing and implementation. Students will employ the skills learned in the introductory course and apply them to real world situations. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a national and state career and technical student organization.


    Game Club

    Game Club is an open club for students at Central High School. It is a unique opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and play video games every Friday after school. Students play games such as Halo, MineCraft, Call Of Duty, League of Legends, and many more. Not only is an exciting atmosphere but students learn teamwork and resource management all while doing what they love.

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